Mark Cobey posts 65 to lead Memorial Amateur
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The first round of the Memorial Amateur saw low scores from a wide variety of players, with former Jesuit High School golfer Mark Cobey posting 65 to lead by one.
Cobey, who will be a sophomore at Cal State Fullerton next year, leads a trio of players at 66, including Josh Sedeno, Peter Griffith, and Luke Vivolo.
Defending champion Cameron Champ, a soon-to-be sophomore at Texas A&M, is two strokes behind Cobey with an opening-round 67.
In total, 14 players are at even-par or better at the par-70 track.
The 54-hole championship concludes Monday at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course in Sacramento, and AmateurGolf.com will have live final round coverage from the course.
ABOUT THE Memorial Amateur
Founded by Vietnam Veteran John Rochelle;
coincidence that this first class, traditional
place on Memorial Day weekend. 54 hole
event w/ 36 hole cut. Field limited to 105
NCGA Points Event. Played on one of the
fee golf courses in America. One of the most
amateur events in Northern California.
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